With the amount of data predicted to grow 800 percent by 2016, higher ed faces a desperate race to develop strategies to store and manage the tidal wave of information.
For cloud implementations, consortia can do much of the heavy lifting when it comes to due diligence and contract negotiations--and they can save schools a lot of money.
NetApp has launched the new FAS3200 series midrange storage systems. The company designed them with the education market in mind, to help consolidate operations onto a shared storage platform.
Zetta.net has unveiled its off-site cloud-based server backup and disaster recovery solution for colleges and universities.
SEP Software released a new version of its backup and recovery solution, SEP sesam 4.0.5, at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver.
Stanford University's Julie Sweetkind-Singer discusses the importance and impact of long-term geospatial data storage.
Colleges nationwide attempt to harness larger and larger data sets while leveraging the valuable information that they hold.
Storage vendor Sans Digital is shipping a new 16-hard drive bay direct attached storage array that includes a controller card for managing a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) that offloads RAID calculations from the computer or enclosure to the dedicated RAID engine to speed up performance.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) recently implemented a new open source-based digital archive system to manage and preserve its digital assets.
Microsoft has added a new Recycle Bin feature to its cloud-based file hosting service, SkyDrive.